Construction Claims Consultant, Construction Solutions International, LLC
Christopher J. Mather, is Managing Director of Construction Solutions International, LLC in Devon, Pennsylvania where he specializes in providing commercial and contract advisory services and the prevention and mitigation of operational loss advisory services. Chris consults for a variety of clients in the construction industry and has been retained by Owners, GCs, Subcontractors and Vendors to advise them on how to mitigate and assess all additional costs to be claimed. Some of the projects Chris has been involved with, both domestically and internationally, include the risk mitigation and handling of dispute matters involving Airports, BHS & Conveyor Systems, Prisons, manufacture of Railcars, Government Disputes at both the Federal & State level, Paint Shops, Hospitals, Court Houses, Shipbuilding, Missile Production and Aircraft Refurbishment, Schools, Refinery Upgrades, Power Plants, WWTP, Dam & Irrigation Systems, Commercial Buildings, Highways, Hotels and Office complexes.
Chris graduated from the Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science degree (with Distinction). He is currently one of two Construction Financial Management Association representatives sitting on the American Arbitration Association's National Construction Dispute Resolution Committee (NCDRC), in an advisory capacity, primarily representing the Industry Professional's perspective. He currently sits on the NCDRC's International Sub-Committee addressing International Arbitration and ADR matters. Chris was formerly accepted to the AAA's Panel of Arbitrators and has achieved (Level 1) AAA Mediator status. Chris has also been qualified and testified as an Expert Witness on damages both in the USA and at an ICC arbitration proceeding in Zurich, Switzerland.
Chris has been published most notably as a co-author by R.S. Means, in a book titled "Avoiding and Resolving Construction Claims". He has also written articles for the Legal Intelligencer and the CFMA's Building Profits entitled "New Approach to Construction Claims". Chris has developed and presented numerous training modules in seminars and presentations for both his client's in-house personnel and to the public on how to mitigate claims.